In our practice, we are driven to create designs that are meaningful. For us, this requries more than a clever form or abstract metaphor. As an expression, our belief is architecture should be rooted in its place as well as representative of its occupants.
Our efforts to achieve this goal are two-fold: Analysis of the site and collaboration with the client. By studying the characteristics of a place, we can begin to catalogue, prioritize, highlight, and expose what is present and possible. With this information, we can work with our client to then identify what is essential.
Focusing on these elements at the start, ensures these qualities are embedded throughout. With careful research and thoughtful discourse, we bring about new ideas, innovative methods, and meaningful design.